American Crime Story is starting to go in circles

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As The Assassination Of Gianni Versace winds down toward the end of its season, there is a lesser sense of urgency present throughout. “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” was the clear highlight of season two and these last two episodes—ugh, titled “Descent” and “Ascent”—haven’t quite succeeded in keeping up the momentum. Neither…

More New York Times corrections should be about the economic troubles of Snake People

Corrections on a news article are rarely ever fun; considering that they’re admissions that someone—probably multiple someones—fucked up on the way to bringing a piece to readers’ eyes, they typically try to walk the line between terse and apologetic. But not always; sometimes a mistake is so weird, or so delightful,…

Amazon confirms that some Alexa units have begun creepily laughing for no goddamn reason

Look, we’ll be the first to admit that online writers can get a little “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” about the upcoming robot apocalypse. Just because robotics engineers have taught their creepy little charges fundamentally human tasks like opening doors, writing bad movie scripts, or brushing off Piers Morgan, doesn’t…